TV commercial professional who was simply also within the series, The Normal and had a continuing role in the Waltons. He proved helpful being a ranch hands, wrangler, blacksmith so when a bodyguard for Howard Hughes before getting an professional. Although well-known for his advertisements, he also performed roles within the movies, The China Symptoms, Cocoon, FINISHED . and The Company. He wedded Lynee Brimley in 1956, as well as the couple got three sons called Jim, John and Costs. He was close friends with fellow professional, Robert Duvall.